Chocolate and Nut Bliss Balls

by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

I now make bliss balls each week, to have on hand as a healthy snack for the whole family and something to put in the kids lunchboxes. Depending on my mood I add the coconut into the ball or I roll the ball in the coconut.  For this recipe I chose to have it in the ball.

Chocolate and Nut Bliss Balls

Chocolate and Nut Bliss Balls

These do have nuts in them, so depending on your child’s school policies you may not be able to add them to their lunchbox. Our school allows all food.

Chocolate and Nut Bliss Balls

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Chocolate and Nut Bliss Balls

  • Author: Katrina Springer
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 10 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup nuts (almonds, pecans, cashews, walnuts)
  • 6 medjool dates, seeds removed
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup coconut
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon nut butter

Instructions

  1. Add nuts, dates and sunflower seeds into a food processor, process on high speed for 20 seconds.
  2. Scrape down sides of bowl and add in coconut, cacao and nut butter, process on full speed for 40-60 seconds or until mixture combines together (this may take a little while, keep blending until it happens).
  3. Roll into bit sized balls.
  4. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.

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5 comments

linda February 12, 2016 - 8:24 AM

can you substitute anything for the coconut? we have allergies but the kids would love these

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife February 12, 2016 - 4:13 PM

I wounder if oats might work Linda?

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Heart February 13, 2016 - 2:43 AM

Did you say that the preparation is only ten minutes? Pretty impressive! My niece and nephews love to eat sweet bite-size snacks and I think this is perfect for their Valentines.

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife February 13, 2016 - 2:57 PM

Yes doesn’t take long at all, wizz in the processor for a minute, then roll into balls.

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margi Hyland April 14, 2016 - 4:54 PM

Do you weigh the balls do get an even size?
Thank you.

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